Boston Population 2021

4,314,893
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Boston's 2021 population is now estimated at 4,314,893. In 1950, the population of Boston was 2,550,818. Boston has grown by 6,259 since 2015, which represents a 0.15% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Boston, which typically includes Boston's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Boston Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20354,778,4540.81%38,601
20344,739,8530.83%39,117
20334,700,7360.85%39,581
20324,661,1550.86%39,939
20314,621,2160.88%40,116
20304,581,1000.88%39,988
20294,541,1120.87%39,362
20284,501,7500.85%38,011
20274,463,7390.81%35,754
20264,427,9850.74%32,480
20254,395,5050.65%28,247
20244,367,2580.53%23,177
20234,344,0810.40%17,508
20224,326,5730.27%11,680
20214,314,8930.15%6,259
20204,308,6340.04%1,890
20194,306,744-0.02%-1,007
20184,307,7510.36%15,579
20174,292,1720.36%15,522
20164,276,6500.36%15,466
20154,261,1840.36%15,389
20144,245,7950.36%15,334
20134,230,4610.36%15,257
20124,215,2040.36%15,244
20114,199,9600.36%15,168
20104,184,7920.36%15,113
20094,169,6790.36%15,039
20084,154,6400.36%15,024
20074,139,6160.36%14,950
20064,124,6660.36%14,896
20054,109,7700.36%14,822
20044,094,9480.36%14,809
20034,080,1390.36%14,735
20024,065,4040.36%14,682
20014,050,7220.36%14,609
20004,036,1131.35%53,827
19993,982,2861.68%65,722
19983,916,5641.68%64,637
19973,851,9271.68%63,483
19963,788,4441.68%62,608
19953,725,8361.68%61,489
19943,664,3471.68%60,475
19933,603,8721.68%59,395
19923,544,4771.68%58,576
19913,485,9011.68%57,530
19903,428,3710.72%24,634
19893,403,7370.41%13,839
19883,389,8980.41%13,820
19873,376,0780.41%13,746
19863,362,3320.41%13,689
19853,348,6430.41%13,615
19843,335,0280.41%13,597
19833,321,4310.41%13,522
19823,307,9090.41%13,468
19813,294,4410.41%13,395
19803,281,0460.32%10,441
19793,270,6050.29%9,428
19783,261,1770.29%9,401
19773,251,7760.29%9,361
19763,242,4150.29%9,360
19753,233,0550.29%9,320
19743,223,7350.29%9,293
19733,214,4420.29%9,254
19723,205,1880.29%9,252
19713,195,9360.29%9,213
19703,186,7231.02%32,127
19693,154,5961.26%39,255
19683,115,3411.26%38,873
19673,076,4681.26%38,335
19663,038,1331.26%37,858
19653,000,2751.26%37,335
19642,962,9401.26%36,971
19632,925,9691.26%36,460
19622,889,5091.26%36,006
19612,853,5031.26%35,508
19602,817,9951.06%29,616
19592,788,3790.99%27,453
19582,760,9260.99%27,182
19572,733,7440.99%26,877
19562,706,8671.00%26,686
19552,680,1810.99%26,387
19542,653,7940.99%26,127
19532,627,6670.99%25,835
19522,601,8321.00%25,651
19512,576,1810.99%25,363
19502,550,8180.00%

Boston Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
New York Newark18,822,5700.10%
Los Angeles Long Beach Santa Ana12,458,8880.10%
Chicago8,877,4290.14%
Houston6,490,7491.88%
Dallas Fort Worth6,396,5051.52%
Miami6,167,3580.74%
Atlanta5,911,2391.86%
Philadelphia5,733,5780.29%
Washington, D.c.5,378,3771.06%
Phoenix Mesa4,583,7521.60%
Boston4,314,8930.15%
Detroit3,530,467-0.48%
Seattle3,460,5610.80%
San Francisco Oakland3,313,351-0.01%
San Diego3,272,0930.65%
Minneapolis St Paul2,945,9020.68%
Tampa St Petersburg2,911,3761.19%
Denver Aurora2,862,4581.27%
Las Vegas2,771,8402.71%
Riverside San Bernardino2,513,9651.82%

Other Cities in United States

  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations

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